HILLSBORO, Ohio | Shaun Murphy, former singer and songwriter with the group Little Feat will perform Saturday night, June 29, at The Fling Barn, south of Hillsboro.
Murphy will perform with her band, the Shaun Murphy Band.
A native of Nebraska, Murphy moved to Detroit as a teenager and was soon appearing with local bands under the name Stoney. In 1971, she signed with Rare Earth Records in Los Angeles, as half of the short lived duo, Stoney and Meatloaf. Returning to Detroit in 1973, Murphy began working with Bob Seger. She has continued to record and tour with Seger , appearing on most of his recorded work since "Kathmandu" and several tours, including his 2012 World Tour.
In 1985, Murphy joined Eric Clapton for his "Behind the Sun" album and tour, culminating with an appearance at Live Aid. She has also recorded and toured with The Moody Blues, Phil Collins, Joe Walsh and Alice Cooper, among others. In 1994 she became a full time member of Little Feat as vocalist and songwriter, recording five studio albums and performing over 1,400 concerts before leaving the group in 2009. Since then, The Shaun Murphy Band has released four albums, including the latest, "Ask For the Moon" in 2012.
Known for her powerhouse singing style, Murphy is well respected among her peers and recognized as a true singer of the blues.
Bear's Concessions will be serving sandwiches and sides beginning at 6:30 p.m. Music begins at 7:30 p.m., with opening act Kelly Red and the Hammerheads.
Admission is $15.
The Fling Barn is located six miles south of Hillsboro, Ohio, off Ohio 247 at 8205 West Berrysville Road. Music and dancing is offered most Saturday nights, April through November. The Fling Barn offers a Bed and Breakfast and camping with showers. For more information and a complete calendar, go to www.flingbarn.com.